Category: Podcasts

  • CISO TALK: Navigating Boardroom Realities and Liability

    CISO TALK: Navigating Boardroom Realities and Liability

    I appeared with Mitch Ashley and JJ Minella on Techstrong TV to discuss the realities of a CISO’s journey into the boardroom, liability, and the SEC’s new disclosure rules.

  • CISO Tradecraft: 1% Leadership

    CISO Tradecraft: 1% Leadership

    In this episode of CISO Tradecraft, Andy Ellis talks about the concept of 1% leadership and how small, consistent improvements can lead to significant results in cybersecurity leadership.

  • Bishop Fox Interview at RSAC

    Bishop Fox Interview at RSAC

    Interview with Bishop Fox security research team about leadership at RSAC 2023.

  • After a Breach, Security and Privacy Are Very Important to Us

    After a Breach, Security and Privacy Are Very Important to Us

    Why does it seem that the only time we hear about a company’s concern about security and privacy is after they’re compromised. It is only at that moment they feel compelled to let us know that they’re taking this situation very seriously because as we’ve ll heard before “security and privacy are very important to…

  • TechStrong TV: RSAC 2023

    Andy Ellis joins Alan at RSA to discuss his new book, 1% Leadership.

  • Can’t You Just Pop Out of Zeus’ Head a Fully Formed Security Professional?

    Can’t You Just Pop Out of Zeus’ Head a Fully Formed Security Professional?

    https://cisoseries.com/cant-you-just-pop-out-of-zeus-head-a-fully-formed-security-professional/ This week’s episode is hosted by David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Andy Ellis (@csoandy), operating partner, YL Ventures. Our guest is Joe Lewis, CISO, CDC. Full transcript [Voiceover] What I love about cybersecurity. Go! [Joseph Lewis] It really is a place for everybody. As an industry, we attract people like boxers and nurses and people from IT Ops and Audit and…

  • No Need for Chaos Engineering Since Our Architecture Is Always Failing

    No Need for Chaos Engineering Since Our Architecture Is Always Failing

    https://cisoseries.com/no-need-for-chaos-engineering-since-our-architecture-is-always-failing/ This week’s episode is hosted by David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Andy Ellis (@csoandy), operating partner, YL Ventures. Our sponsored guest is Mike Wiacek, CEO, Stairwell. Full transcript [Voiceover] What I love about cybersecurity. Go! [Mike Wiacek] I love the game, that cybersecurity is almost adversarial by design. Whatever we do as defenders to try and protect systems that we’re responsible…

  • Why Aren’t You On Slack Where I Can Interrupt You?

    Why Aren’t You On Slack Where I Can Interrupt You?

    https://cisoseries.com/why-arent-you-on-slack-where-i-can-interrupt-you/ This week’s episode is hosted by David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Andy Ellis (@csoandy), operating partner, YL Ventures. Our guest is Howard Holton, CTO, GigaOm. Full transcript [Voiceover] Best advice I ever got in security. Go! [Howard Holton] Keep it simple. You’re likely overcomplicating it. The reality is we spend a lot of time as technologists kind of buried in technology…

  • This Unwanted Cold Call Made Possible Thanks to This Month’s Sales Quota

    This Unwanted Cold Call Made Possible Thanks to This Month’s Sales Quota

    https://cisoseries.com/this-unwanted-cold-call-made-possible-thanks-to-this-months-sales-quota/ A CISO calls on security vendors to stop the spamming and cold calling. Are these annoyances the direct result the way salespeople are measured? Is that what drives the desperation and bad behavior? This week’s episode is hosted by David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Andy Ellis (@csoandy), operating partner, YL Ventures. Our guest is Dmitriy Sokolovskiy, CISO, Avid. Full…

  • Adversaries Beef Up Their Shiny Object Distraction Campaign

    Adversaries Beef Up Their Shiny Object Distraction Campaign

    https://cisoseries.com/adversaries-beef-up-their-shiny-object-distraction-campaign/ We are all very easily distracted, and adversaries know that. So they’ll try any little trick to make us not pay attention, look away, or do what we’re not supposed to do all in an effort to break our human defenses. This week’s episode is hosted by David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Andy Ellis (@csoandy),…